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Native American veterans tell their tales of service in 'The Warrior Tradition'

Native Americans have played an important role in the U.S. military. Tonight, a two-hour documentary that pays tribute to their stories premieres at 9 o...
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Mon, 11/11/2019 - 7:35am
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Honor Flight Rochester and 2 WWII veterans focus of national TV show

Two World War II veterans with local ties will be featured in a national TV program Monday night as part of a Veterans Day remembrance. The show is...
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Mon, 11/11/2019 - 3:09am
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Local WW II veterans head to NYC for Veterans Day

Two local World War II veterans are getting a special honor on Veterans Day. Jack Foy, who is a veteran of the Battle of the Bulge, says he’s been...
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Sun, 11/10/2019 - 7:09pm
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SUNY and CUNY to waive application fees for veterans

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says application fees for the State University of New York and City University of New York systems will be...
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Sun, 11/10/2019 - 11:54am
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Connections: Local female veterans discuss the challenges they face

When service members leave active duty for civilian life, they may face challenges. Female veterans report that they have specific hurdles that are hard...
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Fri, 11/08/2019 - 9:26am
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Long-awaited VA outpatient clinic opens in Henrietta

U.S. Army veteran and VA employee Lisa Lehning led a group of about a dozen veterans on a tour Thursday of a new 84,000-square-foot, state-of the-art...
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Thu, 09/26/2019 - 9:58am
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Veterans Outreach Center staffs up, focuses on suicide prevention

Rochester’s Veterans Outreach Center has hired new staff and is stepping up its efforts to prevent suicides, executive director Laura Stradley said. The...
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Fri, 09/06/2019 - 8:04pm
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Connections: Jeff Spevak on his new book, "22 Minutes"

Local writer Jeff Spevak has a new book out. It's called "22 Minutes" and it tells the story of Ernie Coleman, a sailor, carpenter, and Navy veteran who...
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Tue, 05/07/2019 - 10:27am
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Legislation aims to help veterans in crisis

With an average of 20 veterans dying by suicide each day in the U.S., Congressman Joe Morelle said Wednesday that he’s introducing legislation to make...
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Wed, 04/17/2019 - 2:25pm
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New veterans housing complex a first for Monroe County

The Veterans Outreach Center is expanding in downtown Rochester. The local nonprofit broke ground Friday on Liberty Landing, a $10.4 million project....
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Fri, 04/05/2019 - 1:10pm
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